Hello and welcome to Sportstar’s Live coverage of the Tokyo Olympics as the action moves into Day 8, July 30 with the focus on Indian athletes.
India Results on July 30
- Archer Deepika Kumari enters quarterfinals
- Avinash Sable creates a new national record in the men’s 3000m steeplechase heats
Athletics Result: Avinash Sable finished in the seventh position in heat 2 of the men’s 3000m steeplechase with a timing of 8:18:12 and he has broken the national record. His national record was at 8:20:20s at the Federation Cup in Patiala and Avinash bettered his own record in Tokyo. However, he might not qualify for the final.
Athletics: Avinash Sable gets India’s athletics event underway as he is in action in the men’s 3000m steeplechase heats. The first three along with the next fastest six will qualify for the final.
Archery Update: Deepika beats Perova to win Women’s 1/8 Elimination Round and march into the quarterfinals. Having tied 5-5, the match went into the shoot-out where Deepika fired a perfect 10 to enter the quarters.
Archery: Deepika Kumari is in action and she is up against Ksenia Perova of Russia in the Women’s 1/8 Elimination Round. After winning the first set, Deepika lost the second set but comes back to win the third set. The Indian is leading 4-2.
The attention now shifts to Athletics where star Indian sprinters will be in action but boxer Lovlina Borgohain and archer Deepika Kumari will aim for podium finishes on Friday.
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It will also be a day where Fouaad Mirza, will make his Olympics debut in Equestrian. Also in action will be the Golfers and Archers.
Here’s the full schedule for Day 8, July 30 where the Indian athletes will be competing in Tokyo.
4:00 a.m. GOLF Men’s Round 2 – Anirban Lahiri & Udayan S Mane
5:30 a.m. SHOOTING 25m Pistol Women’s Qualification Rapid – Manu Bhaker & Rahi Sarnobat (Currently 5th and 25th respectively)
6:00 a.m. ARCHERY Women’s Individual Pre-quarters – Deepika Kumari vs Ksenia Perova (ROC)
6:17 a.m. ATHLETICS Men’s 3000m Steeplechase Round 1 – Heat 2 – AM Sable
8:15 a.m. HOCKEY Women’s Pool A Match – India vs Ireland
8:18 a.m. BOXING Women’s Lightweight Round of 16 (57-60kg) – Simranjeet Kaur Baatth vs Sudaporn Seesondee (THA)
8:27 a.m. ATHLETICS Men’s 400m Hurdles Round 1 – Heat 5 – J Madari Palliyali
8:35 a.m. onwards SAILING 49er Men Race 7, 8 & 9 – Ganapathy Kelapanda and Varun Thakkar
8:45 a.m. onwards ATHLETICS Women’s 100m heat – Dutee Chand
8:48 a.m. BOXING Women’s Welterweight (64-69kg) Round of 16
Lovlina Borgohain vs Chen Nien-Chin (TPE)
8:48 a.m. SAILING
Laser Radial Women Race 9 & 10 – Nethra Kumanan
10:30 a.m. SHOOTING 25m Pistol Women Final
11:05 a.m. onwards SAILING Laser Men Race 9 and 10 – Vishnu Saravanan
11:15 a.m. onwards ARCHERY Women’s Individual Quarterfinals
12 p.m. onwards BADMINTON
Women’s Singles Quarterfinal
P.V. Sindhu vs Akane Yamaguchi (JPN)
12:15 p.m. onwards ARCHERY Women’s Individual Semifinals
1 p.m. ARCHERY Women’s Individual Bronze Medal Match
1:15 p.m. ARCHERY Women’s Individual Gold Medal Match
2 p.m. – EQUESTRIAN
Evening Dressage Day 1 – Session 2 – Fouaad Mirza (Seigneur Medicott)
3 p.m. HOCKEY Men’s Pool A Match – India vs Japan
4:42 p.m. ATHLETICS
4x400m Relay Mixed Round 1 – Heat 2 – Alex Antony, Sarthak Bhambri, Revathi Veeramani & Subha Venkatesan
All Timing in IST